About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

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Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

tech 24 Nov 2014

Sahil Lavingia looks at some of the latest tech news.

culture 19 Nov 2014

Lauren Cerand slows down, mindfully and meaningfully.

culture 17 Nov 2014

VSL editor Alexa Jaccarino meets some behind-the-scenes makers.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.